Student Application

Who is Eligible?

  • Undergraduate sociology majors or minors (majors will have priority)
  • We recommend completion of SOC 355; but this is not required

What Strengthens an Application?

  • High GPA in sociology classes
  • Good research skills
  • Flexible research interests

How to Apply?

What are the student application deadlines for RISE?

  • Fall Semesters: May 30th
  • Spring Semesters: December 15th

Notification and Next Steps

  • Faculty / graduate students will review applications and may request further information from the undergraduate applicants.
  • Notification of acceptance will be announced in the RISE Semester Announcement Email sent prior to each semester.
  • If accepted, you will meet with your RISE Research Partner during the first week of the semester and go over the RISE Faculty-Student Agreement.
  • You must return the RISE Faculty-Student Agreement to Brandon Mitchell in Tarbutton 225 to complete registration for the RISE course (SOC 497R).
  • The deadline to return your RISE agreement and add the course to your schedule is the last day of add/drop/swap.